At church on Sunday, one of the speakers during the worship service shared that his cousin was a victim in the Columbine school shooting in 1999. He then shared with the congregation a portion of an essay his cousin had written shortly before her passing. Her family discovered this essay in her backpack about a month after the shooting when her backpack was given to them by police. The essay asserted that we shouldn't judge people based on limited interactions with them and we should always look for the good inside of each person. This is the quote that stuck out to me:
"Have you found the light in their eyes? You will always find the light."
I was so touched by these words. I felt thankful for the example of this young lady who's life ended early but who's legacy positively impacted me nearly 20 years after her passing. We all will encounter difficult people (sometimes we are the difficult person!). Regardless, we must always look for the good in each person.
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